What does armory mean?

armory meaning in General Dictionary

somewhere in which hands and tools of war are deposited for safe-keeping

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  • all the weapons and equipment that a country has
  • an accumulation of sources
  • a spot where hands are made
  • an army structure where arms and ammo alongside armed forces equipment tend to be stored and training is given inside using hands
  • a location in which arms and instruments of war tend to be deposited for safe-keeping.
  • Armor; defensive and offensive arms.
  • A manufactory of arms, as rifles, muskets, pistols, bayonets, swords.
  • Ensigns armorial; armorial bearings.
  • That part of heraldry which treats of coating armor.

armory meaning in Urban Dictionary

Code title for a giant black cock and balls.


armory meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"arms and tools collectively," c.1300; see supply (n.2) + -ory. Meaning "place in which hands tend to be produced" is from mid-15c. Additionally found in a feeling of "arsenal" (mid-15c.), "the science of heraldry" (belated 15c.), from Old French armoierie, from armoier "to blazon," from Latin arma "weapons" (see supply (n.2)).


armory meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A place in which hands and tools of war tend to be deposited for safe keeping.

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  • (n.) Armor; protective and offensive hands.
  • (letter.) A manufactory of hands, as rifles, muskets, pistols, bayonets, swords.
  • (letter.) Ensigns armorial; armorial bearings.
  • (letter.) That branch of heraldry which treats of layer armor.

Sentence Examples with the word armory

The armory was not the collection of a wealthy connoisseur; this was the personal armory of a man accustomed to killing often.

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